The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 5 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 29 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 20.14% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.25% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 24 0 0
Average daily rate
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£478 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
80 13 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 55.56% 22.81% 55.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 7 19
Average daily rate £478 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £290 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 21
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.27% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £21.38 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.14%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the Cheltenham region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python.

1 46 (93.88%) DV Cleared
1 46 (93.88%) Security Cleared
2 41 (83.67%) Perl
2 41 (83.67%) OO
3 38 (77.55%) Release Management
4 37 (75.51%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (71.43%) Subversion
5 35 (71.43%) ClearCase
5 35 (71.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 35 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (69.39%) Bash Shell
7 29 (59.18%) Ruby
8 26 (53.06%) UNIX
8 26 (53.06%) Java
9 25 (51.02%) C++
9 25 (51.02%) Maven
10 22 (44.90%) JavaScript
10 22 (44.90%) Ant
10 22 (44.90%) Apache Ivy
11 18 (36.73%) Git (software)
12 17 (34.69%) Lua
12 17 (34.69%) PHP
13 16 (32.65%) Linux
13 16 (32.65%) OOD
13 16 (32.65%) Scrum
14 12 (24.49%) Sun
14 12 (24.49%) Sun Certification
15 10 (20.41%) PL/SQL
15 10 (20.41%) SQL
16 8 (16.33%) Windows

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.12%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.16%) 3G
2 4 (8.16%) 4G
2 4 (8.16%) 2G
2 4 (8.16%) 2.5G
2 4 (8.16%) Wireshark
2 4 (8.16%) SDH
3 1 (2.04%) ZigBee
3 1 (2.04%) Modbus
3 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.04%) Big Data
2 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 35 (71.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 35 (71.43%) ClearCase
1 35 (71.43%) Subversion
2 25 (51.02%) Maven
3 22 (44.90%) Ant
3 22 (44.90%) Apache Ivy
4 18 (36.73%) Git (software)
5 8 (16.33%) Jenkins
6 5 (10.20%) Eclipse
7 2 (4.08%) LoadRunner
7 2 (4.08%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.04%) Law
2 1 (2.04%) Legal
2 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (79.59%) Developer
2 22 (44.90%) Java Developer
3 15 (30.61%) C++ Developer
4 8 (16.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (16.33%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Linux Specialist
6 2 (4.08%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.04%) Systems Test Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Systems Integration Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Python Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Embedded Software Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) J2EE
2 6 (12.24%) Spring
3 5 (10.20%) Apache Camel
4 4 (8.16%) STL
5 3 (6.12%) RESTful
6 1 (2.04%) .NET
6 1 (2.04%) jQuery
6 1 (2.04%) Struts
6 1 (2.04%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Client/Server
2 4 (8.16%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.04%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 26 (53.06%) UNIX
2 16 (32.65%) Linux
3 8 (16.33%) Windows
4 3 (6.12%) CentOS
4 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (83.67%) OO
2 38 (77.55%) Release Management
3 37 (75.51%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (32.65%) OOD
5 16 (32.65%) Scrum
6 8 (16.33%) Unit Testing
7 7 (14.29%) User Stories
8 6 (12.24%) Test Scripting
9 5 (10.20%) Configuration Management
9 5 (10.20%) Automated Testing
10 4 (8.16%) Software Testing
10 4 (8.16%) Test Automation
11 3 (6.12%) Change Control
11 3 (6.12%) Project Planning
11 3 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (4.08%) Integration Testing
12 2 (4.08%) Test Management
12 2 (4.08%) Manual Testing
12 2 (4.08%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 41 (83.67%) Perl
2 34 (69.39%) Bash Shell
3 29 (59.18%) Ruby
4 26 (53.06%) Java
5 25 (51.02%) C++
6 22 (44.90%) JavaScript
7 17 (34.69%) PHP
7 17 (34.69%) Lua
8 10 (20.41%) PL/SQL
8 10 (20.41%) SQL
9 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.04%) VB
10 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.04%) Embedded C
10 1 (2.04%) C
10 1 (2.04%) C#
Qualifications
1 46 (93.88%) DV Cleared
1 46 (93.88%) Security Cleared
2 12 (24.49%) Sun Certification
3 7 (14.29%) OCPJP
4 2 (4.08%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.08%) ISEB
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Puppet
1 3 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) Sun
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
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